Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches.
17th. and 18th. November 2018.

“Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Priests in the Parish:

Liam Cassin

Telephone:    056 776 8693        or     

Mobile           087 231 2354

Peter Hoyne

Telephone:  056 776 8678       or     

Mobile         086 373 8492

Mass Times in Aghaviller Parish:

Monday 19th. to Sunday 25th. November 2018.


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30a.m.        

                     Vigil – Saturday 24th. at 8.00p.m.;

 Sunday 25th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.  

Vigil – Saturday 24th. at 6.30p.m.;

Sunday 25th. at 10.00a.m.

  • Wednesday 21st.Feast of The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 
  • Thursday 22nd.   Feast of St. Cecilia        
  • Friday 23rd.      Feast of St. Columban.
  • Saturday 24th.    Feast of Sts. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions also St. Colman      

 Pray for:        


Halena Butler, Chapel View.  Mass in Stoneyford Church on  Saturday 17th. November at 6.30p.m.                 

Martin Brennan,Gowlawn and

Patrick Irish, Hugginstown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th.                             November at 8.00p.m

 Pat Crowley, Aghaviller.  Mass in Hugginstown Church on  Sunday 18th. November at 11.00a.m.           

Rota for next week-end: 

24th. and 25th. November    –    (Feast of ‘Christ the King’)



Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy;

 Sunday 11.00a.m. Parents.

Eucharistic Ministers:                                                   


Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;

Sunday 10.00a.m. Maria Reid.


Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;

Sunday 11.00a.m. Ruth Crowley.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 24th. November at 6.30a.m.  –   Maura and Dick Roche, Lawcus.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 24th. November at 8.00p.m.   –  Jim Corcoran, Sheepstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 25th. November at 11.00a.m.  – James, Bridget & Richard Cuddihy, Ballinteskin.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 24th. November in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m  and in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 25th. at 11.00a.m. The First Holy Communion Class from Dunamaggan will attend in Hugginstown on Sunday at 11.00a.m..

The Ossory Priests Society:

The Ossory Priests Society is responsible for making suitable provision for the care of the priests in the Diocese of Ossory in infirmity, sickness and old age.The Annual Collection in aid of Ossory Priests Society will take place next weekend24th./25th. November afterall Masses.

November Offerings:

Many thanks for your contributions to the November Offerings during the past weeks.


TheOffertory”Collection on last weekend amounted to €630.00.  Thank You.

Change in Week-End Mass Times: 

Due to shortage of Priests and the number of week-end Masses in the area it has been decided to change Mass Time in Aghaviller Parish and neighbouring parishes from the first week-end of December.  Next summer the Diocese will look at new Parish Leadership in the light of today’s reality; then all Parishes in the Diocese can expect many changes.

Stoneyford Church:  Mass on Saturdays at 6.30p.m. (No Mass on Sundays)

Mass in Danesfort Church on Sunday at 10.00a.m.and in Kells Church at 11.30a.m.

Hugginstown Church: Mass on  Saturdays at 8.00p.m. and on Sundays at 11.15a.m.

Kilmoganny Church: Mass on Saturdays at 6.15p.m.

Mass in Dunamaggan on Sundays at 10.00a.m.

Mass in Ballyhale Church on Saturdays at 7.30p.m. and

Knocktopher Church on Sundays at 11.00a.m.

  • Fergus Farrell will be the priest with responsibility for the Kilmoganny Area.
  • Liam Cassin will be the priest with responsibility for the Dunamaggan Area.

Safeguarding Contacts:

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person:

Mr. Cathal Cullen Tel: 087 100 0232  or

Diocese of Ossory Web Page:

Gardaí 1800 555 222:

Tusla – Kilkenny Area –  Tel: 052 617 7302.

Aghaviller Parish Representatives are:  Teresa Broderick and  Carmel O’Toole

Diocese of Ossory:

Every Parish is asked to carry out a census of Mass attendance during this month. This will enable the Diocese to obtain an average week-end Mass attendance for each parish.


In order to better promote Vocations to the Priesthood, the National Vocations Office is organising a national “Come and See” event for men between the ages of eighteen and mid-thirties.  This event will take place in Mount St. Anne’s Conference Centre, Portarlington from 6.00p.m. on Friday 23rd. November to 4.00p.m. on Saturday 24th. November 2018.    For further information, please email: info@vocations.ieor Telephone 056 776 8693.

Taizé Youth Trip 2019:

A youth trip to Taizé in France organised by Ossory Youth will take place from Sunday 23rd.June to Sunday 30th. June 2019. A week in Taize is an opportunity for reflection and contemplation and a little step back from daily life. But bringing people together is also the essence of Taize and it is a week of meeting young people from different countries and cultures where new friendships are made. Tens of thousands of young people from around the world, including 28 from Kilkenny, made the trip to Taizé this year.The trip is open to Transition year, 5thyear and Leaving Cert students. Closing date is Friday 30th. November.  For additional information, including cost, and application forms, please contact: Patrick Bookle, Ossory Youth at 056 776 1200, or 087 212 9006 or


All notices for the Newsletter to be left in before 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please.  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email



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